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With a plane bound for Portland to catch, there weren't many players available after practice, nor Lettermen did anybody stick around very long.  The perfect fit for a practice with little to note, save Shannon Brown throwing down a Derek Fisher alley oop I initially thought would sail the backboard. As we've noted before, this kid has some hops.

Tomorrow's contest in the Rose Garden was described by Kobe Bryant as a "good test," given how well Portland has played at home traditionally and this season (25-5), much less against the Lakers throughout the years.  They haven't won in Portland since 2005.  "It's a good game to start off this road trip," nodded Kobe.  "An environment where they play extremely well and we seem to play poorly.  It's gonna be fun." 

Why exactly do the Lakers tend to struggle in that particular arena?  Phil Jackson doesn't know, nor does he really want to get into it.  "I don't want to talk about that.  It's been belabored too many years now.  It happened before I even started here.  Mark it down to rainy weather.  Depressing faces."

Hopefully, however, the Lakers head to the Northwest with a unique ace in the hole, their popularity around the country.  Even in a city with a storied and loyal roundball base, it's not unusual to see fans blazing a purple and gold jersey or ready to cheer Kobe as the league's most valuable.  What goes through Kobe's mind when he hears that noise?  "Represent.  We're gonna give them something to cheer about."  And should the cards get played right, the Lakers could also use turn that energy against their hosts.  "I think we use it to our advantage, in terms of it being frustrating for the home crowd or the home team.  We try to capitalize on that momentum and try to demoralize them."

Is it ever weird seeing so many fans rooting them on outside the confines of Staples?  Not if you're schooled in Pro Hoops 101. "If you understand the tradition of the NBA and basketball, the Lakers are one of the most popular teams in the world," explained Lamar Odom. "And when we're playing well, and we have the best player in the world, I'm not surprised at all.  We try to get at teams early, so we can hear them chant "MVP" or "Let's go lakers!"  I asked PJ if this phenomenon was strictly a Lakers thing, or if the world was similar for him while coaching the Bulls at the peak of their popularity and prowess. Yep, although realizing its true origins was a wake up call of sorts.  "I always thought it was about me, you know how people are," smiled Jackson, tongue firmly in cheek.  "They always think it's about them.  Then I understood that Michael Jordan and the Bulls were an exciting team.  People liked to watch."

A few other quick notes

  • Kobe's mouth is feeling better, but "still kind of sensitive."  He doesn't need to wear the splint anymore, nor does he plan to wear a mouth guard.  "I hate them."
  • Should the Lakers come up short in the quest for best overall record, Kobe doesn't see it affecting them too much.  "I don't think home court is as big a deal to us as it is to them in the Eastern Conference.  Each team just seems to win on their own court. For us, having the best record is more of the challenge of having the best record. Just to get it.  We believe we can win anywhere, anytime.  It's not that big a deal in that sense."
  • After going 0-4 from the stripe on Friday against Minnesota, LO came in early and practiced a few freebies.  Emphasis on "few."  Enough to regain a rhythm, but not enough to overthink the issue and potentially make it worse.  "I didn't really take too much.  I'm not gonna make it a big deal.  I just said, 'I'm gonna knock 'em down.  Ten in a row.'  That's what you do, then get in the weight room."  But don't mistake the short session as indifference.  LO was determined on regaining his stroke upon seeing things get so haywire.  "They weren't close," said LO while shaking his head.  "There were almost two airballs.  That won't happen again."
  • Sun Yue is not likely to accompany the team on the roadie, save an injury situation.  Instead, he'll stick around to get more run with the D-Fenders.  Saturday's game against the Arsenal saw a much better shooting performance than the previous day's.

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I'm going to devise a drinking game where a bunch of Lakers fans sit around watching interviews with Kobe and taking shots whenever he uses the word "extremely."
We're going to be plastered.

"We’re playing extremely well right now."
Inside Hoops Aug 18 2008

"You’ll have stretches where you play extremely well,
Reuters, 25 Dec 2008


"Bryant was asked if O'Neal reminded him of the Shaq of old.

"No, not quite," he said. "But he's playing extremely well, obviously."

The Associated Press
Published: March 2, 2009

I'm drunk already...

I know there's going to be at least 8 laker fans in the Rose Garden Monday night. Me and my friends will be there and we will be decked out in the purple and gold. This will be the first time I've gone to a Laker road game and I am curious as to what its going to be like walking into Enemmy Territory. LEts break that streak lakers!!!!!!!

Somehow I get the sneaking suspicion that the K-bros are trying to move past the previous heated debate with a new subject... including a photo of the ever insipid Lettermen. This action will not stand.

The Lettermen are a joke!

Jon, what say you?

Anna in Bondi,

LMFAO. That's all I have to say about your last two posts.

"Me and my friends will be there and we will be decked out in the purple and gold."

Represent lakersfan_NW! You and your fellow Lakers fans might be the key to the Lake Show's first win up there since, what 2004? We're counting on you! =)

LG

Xodus,
Thanks, you've been a great audience.
I'm here all week, don't forget to tip your waiter.
Anna

just our luck, its supposed to rain on monday and kobe/phil/everyone else hates the rain. haha im so excited for this game!


happy birthday sasha!

Anna, don't forget the other Kobeism.

Execute. It's in almost every interview.

lakersfan_NW

Represent the pride sir!

JonK-Cactus-Ouch

Please see my post regarding the "Sun/Chinese" remarks on the "Concerns for Lo?" thread.

Best,

Nameless Poster,

Kobe is a man of few words. Who has time to pick up a thesaurus when you're busy being the best player in basketball? lol

Lakers by 8
97-88

Hey I like the idea of the drinking game. I was going to take a drink every time someone on the live game blog complains about Luke.

But then I'm not sure I have THAT much beer in the house and would probably be passed out by halftime if Luke had a particularly bad game.

lakersfan_nw,

Don't be surprised if you see a large multitude of Laker fans in the arena.

We haven't won in Portland since we had Caron Butler. Thus, I feel acquiring Caron is the only way we will win in Portland.

I hope Mike Rice drowns on that Laker haterade he drinks.

Jon K......Ummm....I just got home and had a read of the last thread...I dont think your post had a hint of racism about it...If thought or no thought had gone into i still dont look at a post like that and think wow thats out of line....Sometimes people just like to pick or need a reason to pick so they grab what they can and run with it...Its like trashy mags that pick a line or photo and run a ten page spread on garbage and lies....If you look at the way Mbenga and his family have been treated by the authorities in Congo and say thats a joke that does not mean that im being racist to the people of Congo...But in this FREE SPEECH FREE WORLD we are meant to be living in those actions and the treatment of the Mbenga family are a joke...That does not mean im racist...

Im Of Italian decent and from my school days to this present day people still find a way to call me a racist name.....THATS RACISM.....My Father had it ten times as bad as me when he came here 55 years ago and not speaking a word of English..........

And to the 2 or three people that complained over that post..You guys/girls need to take up knitting or crosswords ....find something better to do with your time...Players get bagged on this blog from Laker fans and trolls day in and day out.....Luke gets destroyed daily..Does that make his critics racist..?Or me Bagging Farmar...Does that make me racist?......Go to your hardware store...Buy some wood..Build a bridge and get over it.....

I'm gone for the day and the blog goes to hell on a basket? haha.

Anna, there's a market for that kind of thinking! lol. I think we can find something with Pau too..."uhh, we just have to take care of business, and uhhh, play our game" lol.

"If JP gets the minutes will
he develop into something close to HG?"

You said you weren't sure because of the "minutes played" factor that other bloggers make but you are making the same mistake as Long Time Laker Fan in comparing Powell's numbers to Horace Grant's.

ie He compared Farmar's shooting to Derek's usually using stats.

Farmar is more of a penetrator guard. Derek is a better shooter. Yet does that make Farmar as viable as a shooting option as Derek Fisher because Farmar shot 37% which is only 3% less than Derek's 40.6% last year? My guess is that you would answer no.

Let's try another one: Kobe Bryant to Lebron James. Now Lebron's jumper is underrated. Both Kobe and Lebron are shooting about 33/34% from 3 point land. Does that mean Lebron has equaled Kobe in terms of shooting? I wouldn't think so.

That's why you simply don't look at stats and immediately stat thinking he could be this or that. Josh Powell is no way comparable to Horace Grant yet you keep giving such excuses because they are "young". Young does not give them any excuse anymore than if they were old!

HERE'S THE REASONS WHY YOU CAN'T COMPARE HORACE GRANT TO JOSH POWELL:

1) Defense (even you agree on this)
2) Boxing out his man
3) Skill set beyond jump shooting (Hint: Horace shot 50%+ 12 times his entire career while Powell has only done ONCE though I wonder if I should even give him that because he played less than 30 games when he achieved that with Golden State)
4) Horace was a better blocker (I could add this under defense but I felt it was enough to warrant it's own reason).
5) Horace in his prime was quicker. That was one of the reasons why he was so good defensively and could help trap and recover much faster than Pau, Powell, or even LO could.
6) Horace was stronger. Powell could be used as a center but primarily for small line ups. He is way undersized for Center. Horace could handle most centers and Power Forwards. When Cartwright had a dominating center (besides Ewing whom he was actually a good match up) bully him it was Horace (Rodman later) that stood up to him. Horace was able to handle Charles Barkley well enough in the 1993 Finals and that was an MVP Charles Barkley who was very strong despite his 6'6 height. Powell wouldn't even have the mental fortitude to go against Chuck never mind the strength!
Again let me hammer into your head: YOU CAN'T DETERMINE HOW STRONG OR HOW BIG A PERSON SIMPLY BECAUSE OF THEIR HEIGHT AND WEIGHT! Otherwise Kobe would be stronger than Michael and Phil has stated (and I will post the link if necessary) that Michael was stronger than Kobe even though Kobe had 5 lbs. more than Michael!
7) I will even do the "factor in minutes" argument. Powell had several games during his time with the Clippers and he started and got roughly 30 minutes. Fine I'll compare that to Horace Grant when he had 30 minutes and sure numbers are similar..........except it was Horace Grant at age 35 while Powell was age 25! Head to Head 30 minutes, An Old man Horace was able to give the same production that a young and nearing his prime Josh Powell was able to achieve and yet still played better defense! Unbelievable how an old man Horace can still compare to a young Josh Powell!!

Those are the reasons why you cannot compare Josh Powell to Horace Grant no matter HOW MUCH you want to show me how "similar" statistically they are!


"Actually, a couple of
days ago, I said I might be wrong about
Sasha. "

What about the wrong part about the "intense" defense of Sasha Vujacic? Any 5 year old can act crazy enough to make it look like good defense but it takes real defensive work to become a good defender. Heck Eric Gordon of the Clippers is barely in his 20's yet is a *much* better defender than Sasha Vujacic ever was!

"That's what young players are supposed to do. I
criticize veterans who should know
better and don't"

Then why don't you criticize Kobe Bryant and his shot selection? He never had a FG% of more than 47% yet not only Lebron but Wade has better FG% than he does? Mr. "Work on his game"?? Okay then please tell me the 8-21 shooting in Game 5 of the 08 Finals not to mention how many times in Game 6 where he shot 7-22 and many of his shots were very tough shots to make. Again I don't criticize his total shot attempts, if he can make them then fine but go re watch Game 6 (as hard it can be) and see how many shots Kobe shot bad shots versus though shots that were make able yet he simply missed. I'm sure you'll be surprised at "working on his game" thing that you love giving to him and other young players.

Here's two solutions for your predicament: 1) Just say you were wrong about Horace Grant being comparable to Josh Powell by only statistics or 2) Don't bother to respond because no matter how much you try to say you aren't going to convince me one way or the other since there are tons of holes in your argument that you can only back up with "You can't say he was stronger" or "I learned through biology". It can be said that Horace was stronger simply because he was able to handle more power forwards even at age 35 yet Powell couldn't even handle Corey Maggette who was the same equal weight!

And note another thing if you really that interested I could show you my video about the Lakers-Celtics game back in Feb 5. since it shows how "good" Kobe made his shots and what Phil Jackson thinks about Trevor Ariza guarding Paul Pierce defensively despite your view that he can handle Pierce.

-KB Blitz

On other news besides my seemingly debate with Hobbitmage who just loves debating me (ironically he targets me instead of oucchh who gives more haterade towards the young players than I do):

Sun's % going up is good though I wished he had more assists even if he is playing in basic triangle offense sets though his foul situation may or may not have played a factor.

Oden won't be there probably so that's good news though the Blazers have played without him as well. As long as Aldridge and Roy don't go off the Lakers will be good. And please Sasha has to calm down and not be in a mano y mano battle with Rudy Fernandez since games that he doesn't use his emotions his play usually goes up but when he does, well his FG% speaks for itself.

-KBBlitz

I would love Caron Butler, Shane Battier, Gerald Wallace, or Josh Smith.

Let's start something new.

The Lakers have done well with new challenges this season. I think it's something Lamar is good at wrapping his big noggin around.

Let's win at the Rose Garden. It's been far too long.

Speaking of Little Red. How is that Luke starts for the best team in basketball and is by far in the top worst 3 in the NBA? Someone please help me on this because I am truely baffled!

Do have any idea how many times Kobe gets asked the same question? Over and over and over, is it any wonder he just gives the same pat answer? Plus every thing he says gets analyzed to death, "what was his tone?" , "He seems angry", blah, blah, blah.

Josh Grant and Horace Powell are playing EXTREMELY well together.

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I know the guys need rest, but for the love of god - and for the sake of the blog - can't they play every day??!!! LOL! We're totally disfunctional on a GOOD day - when there's no game for awhile it can get downright scary up in here!

I think everyone on tonight's live chat is going to be totally sloshed if we go with the kind of drinking games Anna & Faith are proposing. We should probably find one that will use up a little less booze - that way we should be able to make it through the end of the season without going broke. Then again, there's always alcohol based mouthwash.... cough syrup.... cooking sherry.... I'm sure we can all work something out - LOL!

4 years since we've won in Portland?? That's got to stop. This year we are the STREAK-BUSTERS and I smell a victory up in no-man's land!! MMMMMMMM - smells good!

GO LAKERS!!!!

Haha Anna I feel the same way about a couple of shows on TV. Most overused words? "amazing" and "incredible." In fact, now I'm having a hard time using them in real life because they're so overused everywhere else. Grrrrrrrrr...

Gameday blog fam! Let's take care of POR and kick the crap outta them!

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Gameday blog fam! Let's take care of POR and kick the crap outta them!
Posted by: longtimelakerlover | March 09, 2009 at 08:36 AM

NOW THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT

Thank you Mamba24! Posted by: Charles | March 09, 2009 at 08:37 AM

Sir Charles the pleasure is all mine. But for what?

about kobe answering the same thing every time, it's not like the reporters ask very intelligent questions.

simple questions, require simple answers.

it's sports, not science....like kobe says, each time, 'i didn't go to college' or 'with my high school education'

he knows what he's doing, don't think for a second kobe's not an intelligent person.

It's snowing up here in Portland right now...but my wife and I have a special mojo brewing for tonight's game...keep your fingers crossed...NW, just don't take your kids...the people up here think nothing of talking smack to children...it's not like down in LA where someone would beat their a** for doing it...as soon as you say anything back to them, they "lawyer up"...
GO LAKERS!

Represent Christopher Blake with your MOJO!!

Dave and Anna,

I agree that there are better things to put in brownies than nuts.

Tom

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Sir Charles the pleasure is all mine. But for what?

Posted by: MAMBA24 | March 09, 2009 at 08:47 AM

For that roll call and the energy you bring to the blog!

Looks like Omega needs to use a calculator in the morning.

Go Lake Show!

I'm gone for the day and the blog goes to hell on a basket? haha.
Posted by: Faith | March 09, 2009 at 01:47 AM

WITHOUT FAITH, THERE IS NOTHING!

dave m,

I'm in the present mood of not wanting to post anymore.

One thing I liked about posting here is that I could speak my mind and occasionally say something outrageous for the point of humor.

But, presently, I feel like I have to worship at the altar of political correctness or some idiot will lead a bandwagon of fools attacking my fundamental character.

Just lame and no fun.

Anyhow, I sure hope we beat Portland. I hate losing to Portland, especially AT Portland. The fans up their are rabid haters.

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!

Dave and Anna, I agree that there are better things to put in brownies than nuts.
Posted by: LakerTom | March 09, 2009 at 09:04 AM

Don't encourage them LakerTom

Dave & Anna,

I prefer the nuts than the brownies. Nuts are referred as brain food, that's why, nutty people have damaged brain. Brownies may cause diabetes. Are there brownies that are not dark brown? not enamored with that color. Am I a racist or just colored blind?

"...it's not unusual to see fans blazing a purple and gold jersey..."

Pun intended, sir?

BLAAAAAAAAAAAP!

Hey, Butler, that was the sound of the Suns' broken down ol' playoff window slamming shut. Bye bye.

Game day, folks! Time to snap another streak. Thanks for the roll call, Mamba24. You're a good man.

Go Lake Show!

Jon K,
Keep posting. I got you man.

Ouch-Cactus
You guys keep posting too. This is a new thread, new day.

Best my Fam...

Jon K - just ignore them. You're better than that. Besides, the blog needs you and your "thoughts you haven't put much thought into yet" (You'd think with a title like that people would understand & not get their panties in a bunch). Anyhoo - just goes to show what kind of people are taking offense - the stupid ones. Some people take themselves waaaaaaayyy too seriously.

THIS IS A BLOG PEOPLE - who cares if someone says something you don't like. Scroll past it - it's the little wheel on your mouse.


Another "go to" Kobe word, tonight's game is a huge "challenge" for us. (Are the phrases overused or the players over interviewed?)

On paper, Portland's got everything but the experience to give LA without Andrew all they can handle in 7 games. It's surprising they've actually underperformed with all that talent, speed and size.

This challenge would be a an interview changing win.
The kind of win reporters go from "what's wrong" questions and get back to making best team ever comparisons. Not that the press is guilty of hyperbole.

Faith - might as well pick out the color of your handbasket now. By the looks of things in here today, it's going to be a looong ride to hell and you might as well look pretty! Choose something to bring out your eyes...

DISCLAIMER: Faith knows I'm kidding. Most everyone knows I'm kidding. Please don't post hate mail - I'm not in the mood - lol!

mmmmmmmmmmmmm - brownies

I'm in the present mood of not wanting to post anymore.
One thing I liked about posting here is that I could speak my mind and occasionally
say something outrageous for the point of humor. t the altar of political correctness
or some idiot will lead a bandwagon of fools attacking my fundamental character.
Just lame and no fun. What do we play for? RINGS!!!!. Posted by: Jon K.
| March 09, 2009 at 09:16 AM

No, No, NoI Jon K. Listen to me very carefully. F&** Political correctness
we need you Jon K. So If you go, I go.

Larry(mamba24)

Am I a racist or just colored blind? Posted by: Edwin Gueco | March 09, 2009 at 09:22 AM

ROFLMAO!!! STOP THIS EDWIN! STOP THIS NOW HAHAHAH

DISCLAIMER: Faith knows I'm kidding. Most everyone knows I'm kidding. Please don't post
hate mail - I'm not in the mood - lol! Posted by: justanothermambafan | March 09, 2009 at 09:32 AM

HATE MAIL! HATE MAIL! Now stop that JustAnotherMambaFan. LOL!

Mamba24

"So If you go, I go."

Where Mamba24 goes, I go too and so with Sir Charles. Forget the going and let's just go with the Lakers. It is about time to win in snowy Oregon.

Mbenga blocks Oden, haha the blog rocks.

mmmmmmmmm - brownies Posted by: justanothermambafan | March 09, 2009 at 09:33 AM

Put those brownies down now! Did you say the Laker Creed
Statement before you ate? Noooooooo!
well here it is.
WE Are The Freakin LA Lakers The Winners of 14 NBA Titles.
Beginning Our 4th Dynasty - 2 More Than Any Other Team
The Team With The Best Winning Percentage In NBA History.
The Only Team with 2 HOF Coaches, The Team With The Most Players
On The “50 Greatest Players of All Time List(9)” The Home of the reinging
& Future MVP – Kobe Bryant. The Home of Wilt, Kareem, George Mikan
SHAQ, MAGIC, Elgin Baylor, The Logo(Jerry West), Pat Riley James Worthy,
Bob McAdoo, Gail Goodrich, The Mailman, The Glove, Big Shot Rob Horry
Sportscaster Chick Hearn -The Legend. Coached by 9 time Title Winner
Phil (9RINGS)Jackson & Owned, By The Winningest & Best Owner In
Sports Dr. Jerry Buss & The Only One who Can Ever Defeat or Divide Us Is Us
WE ARE THE FREAKIN LA LAKERS, WHO THE HELL ARE YOU


Mamba24,

Good morning. Allow me to propose a new "Lakers first to 60 Wins" band wagon.

chuck23

>>>Speaking of Little Red. How is that Luke starts for the best team in basketball and is by
>>>far in the top worst 3 in the NBA? Someone please help me on this because I am truely
>>>baffled!

Sure, I'll be glad to help you out chuck23.

First of all, you say that Luke is the "top worst 3 in the NBA". Does that mean that you think
Luke is worse than Sun Yue? Than Michael Ruffin? Jake Voskuhl? Desmon Farmer?
Linton Johnson? Sonny Weems? Andre Brown?

Most of those guys are so bad they can't even get minutes on bad teams. Maybe you might
want to rethink your claim that Luke is the 3rd worst in the league.

Now on to enlightening you as to what Luke provides to the team.

Do you know what Assist Ratio is? That's the % of a player's possessions that end in an
assist. So if you have 10 possessions and you make 1 assist, you have an assist ratio
of 10%. If you have 10 possessions and you make 3 assists, you have an assist ratio
of 30%.

It's basically a way of comparing players effectiveness in getting assists, while not
giving an unfair bias to players like LeBron or Chris Paul or Kobe who have the ball in their
hands a lot more.

So among small forwards in the NBA, do you know what player has the highest Assist Ratio
in the NBA? Higher than LeBron? Higher than Stephen Jackson? Higher than Caron Butler,
Paul Pierce, and Ron Artest?

That would be Luke Walton.

Luke Walton is more effective at getting assists than LeBron James. It's a fact. If you have
4 scorers as good as Fish, Kobe, Gasol and Bynum or Odom in your starting lineup, it's
more important to have an effective passer as your fifth starter than someone else to take
shots. And in case you're wondering, Radmanovic's assist ratio is about 1/3 of Luke's.

Luke also has a higher Offensive Rebound Rate than LeBron this season. ORR is the
percent of misses by his own team that a player rebounds. Luke gets 5.7% of the Lakers'
misses. That means that a little more than one time in 20 if the Lakers miss a shot when
Luke is on the floor, Luke gets them another possession.

So if I'd told you that Luke leads LeBron James in two statistical categories, would that
be enough to convince you that he's not among the worst 3 in the NBA?

Why most of Luke's stats suffer is because he is surrounded by so many good players
and he is a team player. If Luke took more shots, then he'd score more, but he'd get a lot
less assists. If the Lakers didn't have 3 very good rebounders in Bynum, Odom, and
Gasol (not to mention Kobe), then Luke would probably gather in a higher percentage of
defensive rebounds. And if Luke were on a team that didn't have such a high-quality
bench, he'd definitely average more than 17 minutes per game and his stats would be
higher all-around.

So there you have it. If you have quality shooters like Fisher, Kobe, Gasol, and Bynum
or Odom starting and you want to add one more starter, what would be the most useful
thing you could add? To me it seems clear that the best thing you could add would be
someone who can effectively get the ball to those four guys. Jackson seems to agree
with me. And if that's what you want, then Luke is the most effective SF in the league
at that this season.

This thread features the Lettermen, I remember those parties in the sixties when elvis rock n roll was transformed into shaking and twisting, jumping and mashing invisible potatoes and when everyone got wet and weary, it was time for romance with the music of the Lettermen..."the party is over and it's time call it a day."

Is this the message we are sending to the Blazers? Those blazing victories will end tonight on a wet evening in Portland.

"

I'm going to devise a drinking game where a bunch of Lakers fans sit around watching interviews with Kobe and taking shots whenever he uses the word "extremely."
We're going to be plastered.

Posted by: Anna in Bondi | March 08, 2009 at 10:30 PM

"We’re playing extremely well right now."
Inside Hoops Aug 18 2008

"You’ll have stretches where you play extremely well,
Reuters, 25 Dec 2008


"Bryant was asked if O'Neal reminded him of the Shaq of old.

"No, not quite," he said. "But he's playing extremely well, obviously."

The Associated Press
Published: March 2, 2009

I'm drunk already...

Posted by: Anna in Bondi | March 08, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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that's funny.
I like you.
you make me laugh.

***
FIRST TO HIT 60 WINS - BANDWAGON
***
(01) RICK FRIEDMAN - OWNER
(02) MAMBA24 - DRIVER - I'm driving straight to the Title Jon K. your
Ring will be waiting at the start of the parade.
(03) JUSTANOTHERMAMBAFAN – RIDING SHOTGUN
(04) EDWIN GUECO Director of win #59

Tom - something else to put in brownies?? Ahem! I'm sure I don't know WHAT you're talking about.

Jon - don't sweat the few brother, you're gettin' respect from a good crew. Shoot we might even have to start a bandwagon in honor of you and your lucky barstool.

***
THE JON K. LUCKY BARSTOOL - BANDWAGON
***
(01) DAVE M. - OWNER - don't sweat the few brother, you're gettin' respect from a good
crew. Shoot we might even have to start a bandwagon in honor of you and your lucky barstool.
(02) MAMBA24 - DRIVER

Is this the message we are sending to the Blazers? Those blazing victories will end
tonight on a wet evening in Portland. Posted by: Edwin Gueco | March 09, 2009 at 10:11 AM

LOL! Don't get All shook up Edwin. lol! This will be a very close game but we will prevail!!!

Where in the cactus is the SUNS FAN?? BUTLER? oh BUTLER?? HMMMMM, where the heck is he? Cactus got you tongue??

ROFL!!!!


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